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Irish technology company Newbay acquired by RIM

admin 10th of October 2011 by admin

John Collins broke the story on Friday in the Irish Times, with others following (obviously no credit given to John). The rumour mill was in overdrive for last few months re: a deal for Newbay.

Congratulations to Paddy Holohan and team – it was a tough 9 years of hard work to get a decent exit for the business…. and where it all started off is still live at Foneblog

Crowdstar, Newbay & Facebook hiring

admin 5th of March 2010 by admin

Newbay are hiring, Facebook are hiring in Dublin and Crowdstar are looking for a biz analyst (see below)


Job Specification – Business Analyst
Crowdstar International is seeking a Business Analyst to join its fast-growing HQ located in Dublin, Ireland. This role involves providing ongoing market, competitor and product analysis within the Business Development team, to assist the company in successfully identifying and evaluating new business opportunities.
Responsibilities Include:
· Performing competitor and market analysis to facilitate ongoing strategy development.
· Recommending and assisting in the development of strategies for growth.
· Analysing product performance, trends and activity to provide business insights.
· Identifying emerging market trends and patterns in customer behaviour.

· Developing intelligence on the social gaming industry by playing current games, gathering and analysing relevant industry news and reports.

· Building and using strategic and analytic tools to evaluate current and emerging business opportunities.

· Creating clear and concise dashboards, presentations and reports as required.

The requirements for this position are:
· Strong passion for social media and gaming
· Strong analytic skills and experience with metrics driven strategic decision making
· Experience in online games, social media or consumer internet
· Understanding of virtual economies, viral channels, and online monetization
· Strong verbal and written communication skills
· Enjoy working in a fast paced start-up environment
· Apply a collaborative and consensus driven approach
· BA/BS degree

Applications may be submitted by email to Business Development Manager Gavin Barrett –

Web2Ireland Companies in Deloitte Technology Fast 50 2009 winners

admin 28th of October 2009 by admin

At the recent Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards, quite a few Web2Ireland companies were represented.

Daft Media achieved the top ranking in this year’s Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Awards.

Others included Lincor Solutions, Newbay, Car Trawler, IQ Content, Exoftware, DirectSki, Newsweaver, Saadian, Hosting365, etc.

Check out the Top 50 here

Irish mobile companies at CTIA

admin 12th of October 2009 by admin

13 Enterprise Ireland supported companies recently attended CTIA Wireless event in the US

Companies attending


Some Highlights

Dial2Do nominated for Mobile Excellence Awards

NewBay, the leader in digital lifestyle solutions for carriers, announced that over 10 million subscribers are now using its award-winning LifeCache Social Networking solution and also announced LifeCache Smart Address Book (SAB) 2.0, a converged, telco-grade social address book offering for carriers. LifeCache SAB is a white-label address book that syncs, merges and updates contacts and dynamic content from multiple sources and stores the data securely in the cloud

Taoglas has announced the first LTE and WiMax antennas for telematics, mobile, telemedical and security markets. The antennas will benefit M2M manufacturers developing LTE and WiMax prototypes for new fourth generation networks

Job Opportunities in Ireland

admin 10th of October 2009 by admin

Some Job Opportunities within Web2Ireland Community

Realex Payments are hiring – reference Colm Lyon, CEO’s tweet

Leading Irish property site, are hiring – PHP Developers

Pat Phelan is hiring in Cork – .net developer with XML, SQL

Facebook are hiring in Dublin – loads of open positions

Newbay are hiring – Engineers, etc

Do drop us a line if you’re hiring

NewBay Launches World’s First Aggregated Mobile Social Networking Solution

admin 12th of September 2008 by admin

Dublin based Newbay – launches LifeCache – which Enables Carriers to Provide Aggregated Social Networking Experience and Allows Subscribers to Easily View and Manage Multiple Communities in a Single Feed


The LifeCache Solution uniquely provides users with an aggregated mobile Social Networking experience. It presents popular information from multiple online communities including Facebook, Bebo AOL, YouTube and MySpace in a single feed, allowing subscribers to instantly engage with friends and family across a host of third party sites.

Check out the press release